America's glossies have fallen in love with Lexington, Kentucky, the horse capital of the world also known as the “front porch of the south.” 

Conde Nast Traveler ventures through the city’s boutique bourbon distilleries, punching their “passport” along the Kentucky Bourbon Trail and getting a behind-the-scenes peek at the intricate barreling process.

Harper’s Bazaar also loves the whiskey backstory, ranking Marianne Barnes, the first master distiller in Kentucky, among the top women in booze.

Architectural Digest explores the historic horse farms, one of which is home to Triple-Crown winner American Pharoah, and takes in the craft-beer and whiskey trails for a jam-packed weekend getaway.